Lady Lake Man Drowned Toddler Because Wife was Divorcing Him

Jeremy Main

The Lady Lake man accused of drowning his 18-month-old daughter on Monday told his wife that he killed their child because she was divorcing him, according to an arrest affidavit.

Lake County deputies went to Jeremy Main’s home on Redbud Road in Lady Lake on Monday morning and found the toddler dead in the bathtub.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to the house after police in Ocala received a call from Main’s wife, who told them that her husband had just called and told her that he killed their child.
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Leesburg Woman says ‘Jesus commanded’ her to tailgate deputy

Kristin Betz

LEESBURG, Fla. – A Leesburg woman was arrested Thursday after she tailgated a deputy, then told him that “Jesus commanded” her to do so, officials with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said.

A Lake County deputy was driving his patrol car when he noticed a beige Volkswagen within inches of his bumper, according to the arrest report.

The deputy made a right turn and got into the far left lane of U.S. Highway 441, when he again noticed the same car tailgating him.

The report said the Volkswagen then went into the center lane, where the woman behind the wheel began staring at the deputy. The affidavit states that the woman swerved in the deputy’s direction three times, almost causing the two cars to crash. Full Story »

Ringtones and The Villages

You haven’t seen true pandemonium until you’ve witnessed the mad fumbling of pocket and purse searching in The Villages when a default ring tone goes off.

Suddenly, accompanying the alarm, an orchestra of candy wrappers and groans create a soundtrack to the story of each person desiring to answer their phone.

Even the ones who had their grandkids update their ringtones leap out of their geriatric slumber to answer the incoming call… It could be important.

Perhaps it’s the IRS calling to verify their social security number. Maybe it’s a shipping update on that Viagra order.

The rumpus is further exaggerated as wives plead with their weary husbands to hurry up, disparaging their every effort with wrinkly contempt.

Everyone over 60 fumbles through their belongings.

Peppermint candies and Werther’s Originals scatter across the floor. Lightly crumbled tissues float away. Hands get stuck in pockets. Walkers and canes tumble. Hips are broken. Emergency rooms are inundated. Such is life in the world’s largest retirement community.

Florida Man robs the woman who gave him a place to sleep

Anthony Wayne Sandusky

GROVELAND – A Mascotte man staying overnight at a woman’s home said he took items from her — including a stamp collection worth $250,000 — because she was being mean to him, deputies said.

Anthony Wayne Sandusky, 26, of Mascotte has been charged with grand theft of property valued at more than $100,000.

In an arrest affidavit, Lake County Sheriff’s deputies said a Groveland woman reported Wednesday that she allowed Sandusky to stay the night at her Bay Lake Road home because he said he had nowhere to go.

She fell asleep, and when she awoke, her mother told her that the man had closed all the blinds, locked the front door and started carrying stuff out the back of their home, investigators said.

The woman later found two bags full of items in an adjacent field. Inside the bags were various household items, her purse, jewelry boxes and the stamp collection valued at $250,000. Full Story »

Real estate agent finds human remains while showing Florida property, police say

GROVELAND, Fla. – A real estate agent and some clients found human remains on a rural Groveland property Saturday, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies began investigating the remains around 5:50 p.m. after the real estate agent discovered them on the property, which is up for sale.

Deputies preserved the scene overnight and continued investigating the remains Sunday.

The investigation is active.

Deputies have not determined the cause of death or identity of the person at this time. Full Story »